President Obama secretly granted the Central Intelligence Agency more flexibility to conduct drone strikes targeting terror suspects in Pakistan than anywhere else in the world after approving more restrictive rules in 2013.
. . . → Read More: Obama gave CIA right to kill innocent people in Pakistan
The White House released a statement today acknowledging the deaths of three U.S. citizens and one Italian citizen in recent U.S. counterterrorism operations. The statement and accompanying remarks by President Barack Obama are consistent with prior administration policy of admitting to the deaths of (most) American citizens by drone strikes, while refusing to provide transparency . . . → Read More: USA’s failed drone operations
The United Nations (UN) General Assembly has adopted a resolution, calling on States using drone strikes as a counter terrorism measure to comply with international law as the 193-member body acted on a range of issues relating mainly to human rights.
. . . → Read More: UN General Assembly passes resolution condemning drone strikes
FOLLOWING a troubling spate of abductions of doctors in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, the provincial government last week announced that it would issue arms licences to the medical community.
This decision puts the province’s doctors in charge of their own safety, and is thus an abdication of the state’s basic responsibility to provide security for all citizens.
. . . → Read More: KPK arms the healers
These are all with his executive order drones strikes meaning his decision alone. He wasn’t declared war on these countries and congress hasn’t gotten a chance to vote for any of these drone strikes. He also attacked Libya through executive order, no permission from congress. 4 times as many people have been killed from Obama’s . . . → Read More: Drones kill 50 civilians for every ‘suspected’ terrorists
It is easy to feel admiration and not a little respect for President Asif Zardari, who turns 57 this week.
Like Manmohan Singh, he rarely allows himself to be interviewed by his own media because journalism on the subcontinent is quite poor. And so, while there is much reported about him, and rightly, his defence . . . → Read More: The admirable President of Pakistan
Imran Khan’s Tehreek-e-Insaaf is against Pakistan’s role in the war on terror. Several times, Imran has said that terrorism is directly related to our alliance with the US. His main points for opposing the war on terror are: 1) Suicide bombings are a reaction to drone strikes. 2)
. . . → Read More: Khan’s understanding of the War on Terror